Talking with people at times feels uncomfortable for shy people including myself. 3 ways to start connecting in small ways are:
Reach out with small steps and work your way up to other kinds of people encounters.
Inspiration from: Mandy Kloppers https://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/ten-tips-for-shy-people-meet-friends.html and Kevin Rhea https://shyandfree.com/
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